WASHINGTON, March 6, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- Sen. Mike Johanns (R-NE) received a special St. Gabriel Possenti Society award here from John M. Snyder, Society President.
The Society named Sen. Johanns, a practicing Catholic, Man of the Year for his support of the right to self-defense.
On February 27, Snyder presented the plaque to Sen. Johanns during a ceremony on the 150th anniversary Feast Day of St. Gabriel Possenti. Snyder also presented Sen. Johanns with a boxed medallion featuring a profile of St. Gabriel Possenti custom designed for the Society in Rome, Italy.The St. Gabriel Possenti Society (no affiliation) promotes the study of the historical, philosophical and theological bases for the doctrine of self-defense.
See "Gun Saint Society Names Catholic United States Senator Man of the Year in Washington, D.C." for photo and more.